bluebonnet bluebonnet  /b ˈlu ˌbɑ nət/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) low-growing annual herb of southwestern United States (Texas) having silky foliage and blue flowers; a leading cause of livestock poisoning in the southwestern United States
  2. (n) a brimless dark blue Scottish cap with a flat top and a plume on one side

Usage(s):

  • Death is a "sweet bluebonnet spring" ("When we die we say we'll catch some blackbird's wings And we will fly away to heaven") in the gorgeous remake of her Gulf Coast Highway, a .

News

  1. BEC: ‘Team effort’ helped restore power

    Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative officials say a “team effort” was needed to restore power to thousands of customers after a major outage Saturday.
    on June 25, 2013     Source: Brenham Banner-Press

  2. Upgrade failure knocks power out for hours

    Power was out for about eight hours Saturday to Bluebonnet Electric customers served by a substation in the Sandy Hill community.
    on June 24, 2013     Source: Brenham Banner-Press

  3. Power Outage Affects Thousands of Bluebonnet Electric Customers

    Bluebonnet Electric Cooperative is reporting a major outage affecting its customers in areas west and south of Navasota.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: KBTX 3 Bryan - College Station

Quotes

  1. "The Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl, that was a good one," Miles said. "We played in it when I was a graduate assistant at Michigan, against UCLA. I liked that name."
    on Jan 3, 2008 By: Les Miles Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. "Yeah, the stadium was new and that's really when we started to get it cranked up there," Rodriguez said. "We went to four bowls in a row [Peach, Gator, Hall of Fame and Bluebonnet from 1981-84] and I think we were nationally ranked in three...
    on Nov 23, 2007 By: Rich Rodriguez Source: Hartford Courant

  3. "It's not the greatest day of my life, winning eight games. You're only going to be judged on winning Super Bowls, as far as I'm concerned," Gruden said Monday. "We don't have Gator Bowls or Bluebonnet Bowls, or any other gifts or wrist...
    on Dec 5, 2005 By: Jon Gruden Source: San Diego Union Tribune

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